AP Italian

Everything you need to know about the Advanced Placement program in Italian Language and Culture

A) College Board and the Advanced Placement Program:

The College Board is a-non-profit membership organization committed to excellence and equity in education. Its mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.

For further information click on the following link: http://about.collegeboard.org/who

As a not-for-profit membership association representing more than 5,900 colleges, universities, and schools, the College Board leads national and international efforts to improve access to and readiness for higher education.


B) The Courses

The AP Italian course is developed by a committee composed of college faculty and AP teachers, and covers the breadth of information, skills, and assignments found in the corresponding college course.

The AP Italian courses are taught by highly qualified high school teachers who use the AP Course Descriptions to guide them.

For further information click on the following link: http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/courses/index.html


C) The Exams

The AP Italian Examinations are administered each year in May and represent the culmination of college-level work in a given discipline in a secondary school setting. Rigorously developed by committees of college and AP high school faculty, the AP Exams test students’ ability to perform at a college level.

For further information click on the following link: http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/courses/index.html
 

D) Adavantages (credits, money, curriculum…)

Taking the AP Italian exam can help you acquire the skills and habits you’ll need to be successful in college.

-You’ll improve your writing skills, sharpen your problem-solving abilities, and develop time management skills, discipline, and study habits. By entering college with AP credits, you’ll have the time to move into upper level courses, pursue a double-major, or study abroad.

For further information click on the following link: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/about.html

It’s easy to enroll in an AP Italian course. Talk to your AP Italian teacher or the AP Coordinator at your school about the course. Discuss the course’s workload and any preparation you might need.

If you are a homeschooled student or attend a school that does not offer AP Italian, you can still participate.

For further information click on the following link: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/reg.html

 

Information on the Exam and How to Enroll:

If your school offers AP Italian, contact your AP Coordinator to register for the exams. He or she will order the necessary materials, collect fees, and let you know when and where to appear for the exams.

If you are a homeschooled student or attend a school that does not offer AP Italian, you can still take the exams by arranging to test at a participating school. If you have documented disabilities, you may be eligible for accommodations on the AP Exams.

For further information click on the following link: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/reg.html

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON AP ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE COURSE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK: http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/courses/teachers_corner/28458.html

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